RSRP Delivers a Virtual Workshop on "Design and Shielding Calculation for Linear Accelerators" for Ethiopia

July 16th, 2021 — 

The US NRC Radiation Source Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) delivered a virtual workshop on “Design and Shielding Calculation for Linear Accelerators” for the Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority (ERPA). The workshop was conducted in two sessions of approximately 4 hours each, on July 13 and 15, 2021. The seminar provided an overview of basic concepts such as workload, occupancy and use factors, HVL (Half Value Layer) & TVL (Tenth Value Layer), primary and secondary barriers, neutron dose and the application of the Time Average Dose Rate and Instant Dose Rates. Twenty (20) participants attended the seminar.